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Health Impacts of Immigration

Jul 23, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on the health impacts of immigration.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/health-immigration.html

Home Diagnostic Test Kits

Jul 23, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on home test kits.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/home-kits.html

Institutional Racism in the Health Care System

Jul 23, 2019 - Read about the AAFP's policy regarding institutional racism in the health care system.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/institutional-racism.html

Marijuana and Cannabinoids: Health, Research and Regulatory Considerations (Position ...

Jul 23, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on marijuana and cannobinoids.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/marijuana-cannabinoids.html

Obesity and Overweight

Jul 23, 2019 - Read the AAFP's recommendations for the family physician's role in counseling overweight and obese patients.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/obesity.html

Prevention and Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Jul 23, 2019 - Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and managementof sexually transmitted infections.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/prevention-control.html

Procedural Skills, Scope of Training in Family Medicine Residencies

Jul 23, 2019 - Read AAFP's guidelines for teaching residents procedures in the scope of family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/procedural-skills-scope.html

Collecting Racial, Ethnic, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity Data in Surveys

Jul 23, 2019 - Read about the AAFP's policy on Collecting Racial, Ethnic, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity Data in Surveys.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/racialethnic-sexualgenderdata.html

Substance Use Disorders

Jul 23, 2019 - Read AAFP's policies on substance use disorders and related health prevention programs.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/substance-abuse.html

Resolution No. 605 (California E) - Increased Percentage of Women’s Reproductive Health...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that the Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Curriculum Advisory Panel (CAP) increase the weight of women’s reproductive health topics at future FMX events and remove the four percent cap.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/california-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 201 (Co-Sponsored A) - Candidate Hospitality Event -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Candidate Campaign Activities and Rules regarding the candidate hospitality event be amended beginning in 2019 and forward as follows: Commit [the] AAFP to a minimum contribution of $10,000 to the joint reception, with ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 412 (Co-Sponsored K) - Non-pharmacologic Interventions, Pain, and ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians explore additional avenues beyond its current policy and practices that encourage and facilitate the incorporation of acupuncture and spinal manipulation by family physicians to treat pain and reduce opioid use.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-k.mem.html

Resolution No. 411 (Illinois A) - FDA and Low-Nicotine Products -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians That the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) revoke its support of the Food and Drug Administration standard of low-nicotine to minimally or non-addictive levels, while the AAFP reviews more studies on the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/illinois-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 613 - ABFM Knowledge Skills Assessment (KSA) on Health Equity -- ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a Knowledge Skills Assessment on Health Equity and formally request endorsement by the American Board of Family Medicine, and be it further that the AAFP make available to all chapters, educational materials and...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 504 (Minnesota A) - Health Care Payment Reform -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians ask the government to give a medical tax credit for U.S. citizens buying direct primary care to transform American medical care into a more efficient primary care based personal health care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/minnesota-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 612 (New Mexico A) - Medical History of Applicants for New Mexico ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with our colleague organizations and other stakeholders to advocate and suggest new language for medical board applications that only asks about current medical or mental impairment and not about past.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 402 (New York State J) - Medical Aid in Dying -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians affirm that the use of medical aid in dying is an ethical, personal, end-of-life decision when the patient is terminally ill, is suffering and capable of making an informed decision to end his/her suffering through ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-j.mem.html

Resolution No. 607 (Washington A) - Climate CME and the Public Health -- Congress of ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians proactively expand its continuing medical education offerings that prepare physicians to identify, manage, and prevent health conditions related to human induced climate change.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 609 (Washington B) - Support National Paid Family Leave -- Congress of ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) adopt the following policy statement: The AAFP supports a comprehensive national paid family and medical leave program that guarantees all employees at least 12 weeks of paid family leave after the birth or ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 406 (Washington C) - Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Hospitals and Drug ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians endorse a position that hospitals should treat opioid use disorder as a chronic disease, including identifying patients with this condition; providing multiple evidence-based treatment options in the inpatient, ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-c.mem.html

COD Tentative Schedule of Activities -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 19, 2019 - Information about the Congress of Delegate schedule of activities.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/schedule.mem.html

Parental Leave During Residency Training

Jul 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on parental leave plans during residency training.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/parental-leave.html

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with COPD - Medicine by the Numbers - American ...

Jun 1, 2019 - This research fails to determine whether the modest potential benefits of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease outweigh the risk of resistance. Find out more.

American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/od1.html

Chapter Advocacy Webcast: Scope of Practice for Pharmacists

Jul 18, 2019 - In this webcast, the representatives from the AAFP, AMA, and Idaho AFP lead a discussion about state efforts to expand pharmacists’ scope of practice and best practices to address this legislative trend.

Advocacy : On the State Front

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/states/webinars/webcast-scope-pharmacists.mem.html

Cardiovascular Risk -- Clinical Recommendation

Jul 18, 2019 - Access the clinical practice guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk, endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/cardiovascular-risk.html

Glycopyrrolate (Lonhala Magnair) for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease...

May 15, 2019 - Glycopyrrolate is a safe alternative to long-acting muscarinic antagonists delivered by metered-dose inhaler for patients with moderate to severe COPD.

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/p643.html

My Teen Patient Opened Up About Her Suicide Attempt

Jul 15, 2019 - Teen suicide rates are on the rise. In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, Lalita Abhyankar, M.D., M.H.S., shares insights from a recent visit with a teenage patient who survived a suicide attempt.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190715fp-teensuicide.html

Sports Medicine -- FP Essentials

Jul 11, 2019 - FP Essentials is a monthly monograph focused on family medicine clinical topics. This edition is available for individual purchase.

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/482-ed.html

Resolution No. 502 (New York State E) - Single Payer as a Viable Option to America’s ...

Jul 10, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians include the data and conclusions of Board Report F on Single Payer Health Care System to the 2017 Congress of Delegates in evidence-based AAFP educational programs, continuing medical education activities, and stage ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-e.mem.html

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

Jul 10, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/e-cigarettes.html

Tobacco Advertising and Labeling

Jul 10, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on Tobacco Advertising and Labeling.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/ecigarette-advertising.html

Measles Vaccine, Acute Appendicitis, Screening for Heart Disease, Abdominal Pain, ...

Jun 1, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p675.html

Migrant Health Care

Jul 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on family physician's role in educating migrant and seasonal workers' health care problems.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/migrant-health.html

Ensuring Primary Care Access in States with an Aging Family Physician Workforce - ...

Jun 15, 2019 - In many states, at least 40% of family physicians are older than 55. Therefore, policymakers should support broad training models that produce enough primary care physicians to meet state population needs.

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p743.html

New-Onset Full-Body Rash Following Sore Throat in a Child - Photo Quiz - American ...

May 1, 2019 - A five-year-old presented with numerous small erythematous plaques throughout her body but sparing the palms and soles. Treatment with topical antibiotic cream was unsuccessful.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/p575.html

Practice Pearls - May-Jun 2019 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - Create annual visit plans for your patients | Use your EHR to close care gaps | Use passwords to practice mindfulness

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p32.html

Resolution No. 201 (Missouri A) - Survey AAFP Members on Legislative and Regulatory ...

Jul 2, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) survey its active members every 3 years on advocacy and regulatory issues to allow for a comprehensive assessment of member opinions to guide and direct the strategic plan and efforts of the AAFP, and that the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/missouri-a.mem.html

Leadership in State Government Advocacy -- Chapter Awards

Jul 1, 2019 - Read about the award for leadership in state government advocacy given to those who make outstanding contributions to improving a chapter's advocacy efforts.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/chapters/leadership.html

2019-20 AFP Podcast Team -- American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast-2019-20.html

An Unhappily Married Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2019 - Overall, marriage enhances health. Men gain greater health benefits from marriage than their wives. Conversely, wives are more negatively affected by a bad marriage than their husbands. In general, the health benefit of marriage is maximized in a good marriage but negated in a bad ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p708.html

Rethinking Roles: Your Colleagues’ and Your Own -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - How can you foster teamwork when you aren’t the boss?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p4.html

Hospital Privileging for Family Physicians

Jun 28, 2019 - Explore ways to avoid hospital privileging disputes and ways to solve problems when they arise.

Practice Management : Practice Ownership, Administration, and Staffing

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/administration/privileging.html

FIT Has Similar Yield as Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Adenoma Over 10...

May 15, 2019 - Over a 10-year period, the rates of detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) and advanced adenomas using FIT are similar to those seen in studies of screening colonoscopy. This does not prove that FIT reduces morbidity and mortality due to CRC as effectively as colonoscopy.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/od5.html

AAFP-PT Central -- AAFP-PT

Jun 26, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP-PT online system that provides easy reporting and online access for your laboratory.

Practice Management : Office Labs

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/labs/pt-central.html

Rural Health Matters -- Programs and Initiatives

Jun 25, 2019 - The AAFP is committed to helping improve rural health care across our country. And in Summer 2019, the AAFP launched a plan to improve rural health.

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/rural-health-initiative.html

AFP 2019: New Fellow, New Features, Top 20 Articles of 2018, and AFP Statistics - ...

May 1, 2019 - An overview of the past year and announcement of new features.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/p538.html

A New Lexicon for Physicians: A Poem for Physicians Who Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - What if EHRs, MIPS, and MACRA all stood for something else--something truly meaningful?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p36.html

Simple Clinical Prediction Rule Determines Risk of Heart Failure with Preserved ...

May 15, 2019 - A simple clinical prediction rule using noninvasive data can identify patients at low, moderate, and high risk for HFPEF.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/od3.html

Vaccines 4 Teens

Jun 20, 2019 - The Vaccinations 4 Teens resources are an easy-to-use collection of materials that AAFP members, care teams, and office staff can customize and use to help educate parents/guardians and teen patients about four AAFP- and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended ...

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/vaccines-teens.html

Aspirin, Eicosapentaenoic Acid, and Placebo Equally Effective in Preventing Colorectal ...

Jun 1, 2019 - After 12 months, neither aspirin nor EPA, alone or in combination, are any better than placebo at preventing colorectal adenomas in patients with high-risk neoplasia.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p717.html

Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome -- Clinical Recommendation

Jun 17, 2019 - Access the AAFP's Guidelines for the Screening and Treatment of Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/depression-acs.html

Postoperative Pain, Acute Stroke, Hormone Therapy, Diet to Improve Cardiovascular Risk,...

May 15, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/p606.html

Health Care Delivery

Oct 15, 2019 - AAFP supports access to basic health care services for all people

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/delivery.html

Medicare Coverage

Oct 15, 2019 - The AAFP advocates for primary care physicians and their patients by calling for expanded health care coverage, including medicare coverage.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/coverage/medicare.html

Telehealth and Telemedicine

Oct 15, 2019 - Follow developing payment policies supporting the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communications.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/hit/telehealth.html

Direct Primary Care -- Physician Payment Advocacy

Oct 15, 2019 - The AAFP supports the physician choice to provide health care in any ethical health care delivery system model, including the DPC practice setting.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/payment/dpc.html

Alternative Payment Models -- Physician Payment Advocacy

Oct 15, 2019 - The AAFP refutes the SGR as an accurate indicator of physician cost in providing patient care and recommends study of the PCMH model or other alternative payment models to inform regulatory changes.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/payment/apms.html

Limited Data: Deprescribing is Safe, But at the Risk of Symptom Recurrence - POEMs - ...

May 15, 2019 - The limited rigorous data on deprescribing suggest that many patients can safely stop unnecessary medication, but symptom relapse is significant.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/od2.html

Skin Cancer -- FP Essentials

Jun 13, 2019 - FP Essentials is a monthly monograph focused on family medicine clinical topics. This edition is available for individual purchase.

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/481-ed.html

Humanitarian Award -- Family Physician Awards

Jun 12, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP Humanitarian Award recognizing humanitarian efforts both within and outside the United States.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/fp/humanitarian.html

Exemplary Teaching Awards -- Family Physician Awards

Jun 12, 2019 - Read about the awards recognizing individuals who have implemented outstanding educational programs or innovative teaching models.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/teachers/exemplary.html

Breastfeeding and Lactation for Medical Trainees

Jun 11, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on breastfeeding and lactation for medical trainees.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-accommodations-trainees.html

Physician Health and Well-being CME | AAFP

Jun 11, 2019 - Attend the AAFP’s Physician Health and Well-being Conference in San Antonio, TX, to rejuvenate, earn CME, and be the best you in a broken health care system.

Events : Physician Health and Well-being Conference

https://www.aafp.org/events/pwb-conf.html

My Kidney Donation: Unexpected Twists - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2019 - An altruistic kidney donation and an unexpected nephrectomy.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p672.html

Succeed in Value-based Care -- Physician Payment

Jun 10, 2019 - Take small steps today that will help you increase payment, enhance patient care, and succeed in value-based care.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/value-based-care-payment.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 95 - October 1, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Oct 8, 2019 - Episode 95 includes discussions on hand-foot-and-mouth disease, opioid use disorder, thickened feedings for infants with gastroesophageal reflux, hypertension during pregnancy, antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis, anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation, and a new song Health is Primary...

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/95.html

Primary Care Leadership Collaborative -- Programs and Initiatives

Jun 7, 2019 - Through the Primary Care Leadership Collaborative (PCLC), medical students turn their passion for primary care into action under the guidance of family physician coaches trained in Relational Leadership and expert consultants.

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/pclc.html

Member Satisfaction Survey

Oct 1, 2019 - membership, survey, satisfaction

Membership : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/membership/offer/member-satisfaction-survey.html

Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease -...

May 1, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/p543.html

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family ...

May 28, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/socialdeterminantofhealth-positionpaper.html

2019 FMX Highlights

Sep 24, 2019 - 2019 FMX Highlights

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19.html

AAFP President Gary L. Leroy, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Introducing the AAFP’s new President Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP. LeRoy practices family medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and serves as associate dean of student affairs and admissions for the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/pres-intro.html

AAFP President Gary L. Leroy, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Introducing the AAFP’s new President Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP. LeRoy practices family medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and serves as associate dean of student affairs and admissions for the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/pres-onsite.html

Quality Payment Program Support for Small and Rural Practices in Alabama and Tennessee ...

May 24, 2019 - Learn how to get Quality Payment Program (QPP) support for small and rural practices in Alabama and Tennessee.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/medicare-payment/macra-101/qpp-surs/alabama-tennessee.html

Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults - Clinical Preventive Service ...

May 23, 2019 - The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on intimate partner violence and abuse of elderly and vulnerable adults.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/domestic-violence.html

Resolution No. 511 (Connecticut A) - National Guidelines Clearinghouse and ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians, as part of its ongoing efforts to provide family physicians with peer-reviewed, high-quality evidence to make treatment decisions for and with their patients at the point-of-care, join with the Agency for Healthcare ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/connecticut-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 307 (Connecticut B) - Payer Acceptance of Supplemental Data in ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop educational materials for payers and physician members discussing the limitations of claims data, the importance of accurate quality reporting, the importance of supplemental data in assuring accurate quality ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/connecticut-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 506 (Co-Sponsored C) - Removing Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 507 (Co-Sponsored E) - Oppose the Criminalization of Self-Induced ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate against any legislative efforts to criminalize self-induced abortion.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 408 (Co-Sponsored D) - Support Measures to Decrease Maternal Mortality ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 302 (Co-Sponsored F) - Big Data and Family Medicine -- Congress of ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians study All Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) and their application to family physicians, including, but not limited to: ◾how APCDs can assist family physicians in clinical practice; ◾how APCDs can be used to advocate for ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 516 (Co-Sponsored L) - Primary Care Spending Rate -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians update and expand its toolkit to include all payers in its model templates for chapters to use to advocate for legislation or regulation in their state to establish favorable primary care spending rates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-l.mem.html

Resolution No. 417 (Indiana A) - Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Related Life and ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with its partners to develop and implement a strategy to advocate for ending insurers’ practice of denying life and disability insurance to HIV-negative patients who choose to protect themselves with pre-exposure ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/indiana-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 313 (Indiana B) - Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy that recommends the reduction and/or elimination of Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) audits by Medicaid and their managed care plans.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/indiana-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 420 - Natural Disaster Contingency Plan -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians help create a natural disaster contingency plan that involves the logistics of the continuation of primary care services during, before, and after a natural disaster in consortium with each AAFP chapter.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 615 - Puerto Rico Primary Care Physician Exodus -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians, in coordination with the Puerto Rico Academy of Family Physicians chapter, study the causes of primary care physician exodus, and be it further that the AAFP work with the Puerto Rico Academy of Family Physicians ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 407 (Massachusetts A) - Safe Injection Facilities -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to establish, and study the outcomes, of pilot safe injection facilities in the United States, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians call for leadership of pilot safe injection...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/massachusetts-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 304 (Michigan A) - PCP Modifiers to Increase Student Choice in Family ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel, Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and other appropriate ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 305 (Michigan B) - All PCP Services are Preventive -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, United States Preventive Services Task Force, and other appropriate ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 306 (Michigan C) - Reimburse Family Physicians for Mental Health Care ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Health Plans, and other appropriate organizations to mandate ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Minnesota D) - Protect the Future of Family Physicians and Our ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a policy to promote the appropriate compensation of physicians for oversight of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and be it further that the AAFP support legislation that ensures patients receive ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/minnesota-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 512 (Missouri A) - Assistant Physician Licensure -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians educate chapters as to the category of assistant physician licensure, and be it further that the AAFP encourage chapters to advocate for safe standards of supervision and oversight of medical school graduates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/missouri-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 310 (New Jersey A) - Medicare HCC Amnesia -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians petition the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to redesign documentation requirements that take into account the historical relative risk in order to ensure that family physicians are truly being paid on the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 309 (New Mexico B) - Prior Authorization Reimbursement -- Congress of ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with the American Medical Association to further research and establish time-based Current Procedural Terminology codes that are specific to and are only for compensation for completing prior authorizations by ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 604 (New York State A) - Increase Continuing Medical Education Credit ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians increase the allowable continuing medical education (CME) credit provided for teaching to a maximum of 50 percent of the CME hours required over a 3-year cycle [up to 75 hours of the presently required 150 hours].

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 611 (New York State C) - Increased Research for Preventing and ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for greater federal and private-sector funding that will reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases/infections through prevention and environmental measures, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 509 (New York State D) - Oppose Fetal Personhood Terminology in ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose the use of non-scientific language in the domain of reproductive health in governmental policies and legislative initiatives.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 602 (New York State I) - Worrisome Letter from the ABFM Warning of ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with our partners at the American Board of Family Medicine to remove voluntary surrender of a license or practice privileges or voluntary limitations as cause for revoking Board Certification.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-i.mem.html

Resolution No. 410 (South Carolina A) - National Immunization Registry -- Congress of ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for a national immunization registry for children and adults that is web-based accessible, and be it further that the AAFP request the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to monitor a national ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/southcarolina-a.mem.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 94 - September 15, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Sep 21, 2019 - Episode 94 includes discussions on glycopyrronium topical wipes, urinary incontinence, augmentation for treatment-resistant depression, pelvic inflammatory disease, dual antiplatelet therapy for transient ischemic attack and minor stroke, ruling out community-acquired pneumonia.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/94.html

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